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'Smoking Equals Freedom’ to Iraqis Liberated From ISIS / Villagers defied ISIS by smoking cigarettes

Callimachi said that although she is a "California girl through and through" who hates secondhand smoke, she said it was "obvious that smoking for this man [equals] freedom." "That's when Mohamed began describing the lengths he took to find cigarettes u
Washington Free Beacon
added Apr 20, 2017 18:48
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[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
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[Mid-east] Profits Funding Terror: New Reports Examine Financial Tentacles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard

The report released on Tuesday in London says the IRGC funds its activities by smuggling items ranging from oil and gas to cigarettes and narcotics, with imports and exports moving through the docks worth some $12 billion a year.
CNSNews
added Mar 15, 2017 00:19
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Korea - South] 'N. Korea selling counterfeit money to terrorists'

They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
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[Africa] Rights group documents IS atrocities in Libyan city of Sirte

Men were flogged for acts such as smoking or listening to music, and fathers were ordered to "marry off their daughters" to the group's fighters as IS spread a wave of terror among the townspeople.
AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2016 17:01
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France’s state of emergency takes many unexpected forms – pupils are now allowed to smoke in school

But one of France’s lesser-known special safety precautions against terror attacks is that high-school children, aged around 15 and up, are now allowed to smoke in their own school playgrounds. For decades, the huge crowds of Paris high-schoolers puffin
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 17:08
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[France] French Students Are Being Encouraged to Smoke in School to Help Stop Terrorism

And even though it's technically illegal for them to do so, other students will wait until they are inside the school grounds to light up. "We've been able to smoke inside for a few weeks now," explains Anne, 18, who is in her final year of high school
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2016 23:09
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[Mid-east, Syria] RT ​Smoking guns? UK tobacco giant blames ISIS for cigarette sales slump

Imperial Tobacco has blamed a slump in cigarette sales on regional instability...A senior figure in the IS police force was found decapitated in Syria in February, allegedly with a cigarette left in his mouth. The words “O Sheikh this is munkar” were wr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 6, 2015 14:16
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[Iraq] Shopkeepers Selling Cigarettes in Mosul Under ISIS Face 80 Lashes

Shopkeepers caught selling cigarettes in the ISIS-conquered city of Mosul now face 80 lashes, more than two weeks in jail and a hefty fine. The 700,000 Iraqi dinar penalty is the equivalent of $580 — or enough to buy an iPhone 5S or Windows 7 laptop comp
NBC News
added Nov 10, 2014 15:30
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[Ireland] HICKEY: Moves to stop illegal cigarette trade boost black market

On the basis of the evidence from Australia, I believe that the already well-known involvement of criminal and paramilitary gangs in the illicit cigarettes trade in Ireland will worsen, with markedly negative effects on crime levels and demands on police
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:55
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